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5 Places To See Holiday Lights In Colorado

by Josephine Hogan

Colorado is filled with so many fun activities. Whether you want a chill afternoon visiting one of the many amazing distilleries. Or maybe you’re looking for a weekend getaway. No matter what you’re looking for, there is always something that you can do. But with the holidays fast approaching, sometimes it’s fun to go check out the holiday lights. If you don’t know where to look this season, then we’ve got you covered.

Today, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite places to go when you’re looking for the best holiday light displays. Remember to check weather conditions and if places are open before heading out. And if you feel a weekend in Colorado isn’t enough, then find your next dream apartment here.

1) Hudson Holidays

Kick off your holiday season visiting Hudson Holidays where you’ll find never-before-seen light installations. Like a cathedral made of thousands of LED lights. And while you’re strolling through the dazzling light displays, be sure to stop in for a delicious cup of hot cocoa or an adult beverage. Don’t forget to take a family photo with Santa before you go.

2) Camp Christmas

If you’re looking for a fun and quirky holiday tradition, then we recommend you stop in at Camp Christmas. This dazzling dreamscape is the perfect getaway. Plan a visit to Santa or stop in for craft cocktails, you’ll find it all when you visit. For more information about times and when to visit, check out their website

3) Mile High Tree Presented by Xfinity

The Mile High Tree is an immersive art piece in Denver. This seven-story, 110-foot tall, and 39-foot diameter tree contains 60,000 LED lights to create its signature programming. The tree features nightly free public light shows that are choreographed to music.

4) Denver Zoo Lights

Zoo Lights has become one of the hearts of the Denver holiday adventures. Bringing this to you for the last 33 years. With 80 acres of over three million lights, it’s easy to be in complete awe when you visit. And this year is better than ever with animated light sculptures, nightly ice-carving exhibitions, and so much more.

  • Address:
    • 2900 E 23rd Ave., Denver, Colorado 80205
  • When to go:
    • December 2 to January 7
  • Hours:
    • Sunday through Thursday: 5 pm to 7.30 pm
    • Friday and Saturday: 5 pm to 8.30 pm
  • How much does it cost:
    • Starting at $25 for adults
  • Website:

5) Denver Botanic Gardens

For three decades, Denver Botanic Gardens has been bringing Blossoms of Light to the Denver area. Turning their space into a twinkling wonderland. As you make your way through the stunning lights, stop in for a holiday treat and warm drinks at the Offshoots Café and the Hive Garden Bistro. With thousands of LED light displays, we recommend you head on over to their website to get a map of the area before you visit.

Now that we’ve given you some of our favorite places to visit during the holiday season to see the holiday lights, be sure to let us know which are your favorites. Head down to the comments and tell us if we mentioned one of your favorite places to visit.

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